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In Architecture on February 1, 2016 at 9:44 PM

“A rising tide lifts all boats!”
“Row, row, row your boat gently down the stream.”

“Everybody knows that the boat is leaking.”
“Row, row, row your boat gently down the stream.”

“Like the stillness in the wind before the hurricane begins, the hour that the ship comes in.”
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A Simple Architecture for the City in ‘SCADpad’ Micro-Residences

In Architecture on April 12, 2014 at 11:23 PM

Earlier today in Atlanta, the Savannah College of Art & Design of Atlanta fully unveiled to the public its new “SCADpad” micro-residences project. The official program for the event defines the urban-minded project as “a community of three micro-residences on the fourth floor of SCAD Atlanta’s parking deck.” From a forward-looking, uniquely-fashioned and economic angle (the projected base cost is $40 thousand per unit) the project is certainly timely, well-planned and worth the visit. Read the rest of this entry »

Less is More: A Mies Odyssey to Illinois Institute of Technology & Beyond

In Architecture on December 19, 2013 at 12:01 AM

December 19, 2013

To the Chief Builders of the Future:

A planned tour of the Illinois Institute of Technology earlier this year brought me to the southside of Chicago and, specifically, the royal landmark of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (or “Mies”) and his planned architecture program. Architects of the future could learn much from making this worthwhile trip.
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